Islamic State jihad explodes in Southeast Asia

The siege of the southern Philippine city of Marawi likely represents the first salvo of the global extremist group's bid to extend its war deep into Asia

Mindanao, May 30, 2017 4:12 PM (UTC+8)
Smoke billows at the site of fighting between Philippine government soldiers and Maute group, near a mosque in Marawi City in southern Philippines May 30, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Erik De Castro
Smoke billows at the site of fighting between Philippine government soldiers and Maute group, near a mosque in Marawi City in southern Philippines May 30, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Erik De Castro
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